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Friday. 24 March 2017

BRIDGE: fostering knowledge-sharing among Smart Grid and Energy projects

The coordination team behind ETIP SNET launches sister project BRIDGE to foster continuous knowledge sharing among Smart Grid and Energy Storage projects The INTENSYS4EU (INTegrated ENergy SYStem) project is a coordination and support Action group supported by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. As well as acting as general secretariat for all ETIP SNET activities, […]

Friday. 24 March 2017

ETIP SNET selects over 200 experts to take an active part to its Working Groups

The ETIP SNET call for experts launched at the end of January attracted over 440 applicants! The Working Group Chairs and the Executive Committee (ExCo) has since then been carefully reviewing every application to ensure that its 5 Working Groups are balanced and involve the best experts from around Europe to define Europe´s RD&I priorities […]

Monday. 20 March 2017

Commissioner Arias Cañete in Berlin to participate in Energy Transition Dialogue

Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete will today participate in the 2017 edition of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue. The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue brings together key international decision-makers in energy policy, industry, science and civil society as well as foremost energy experts from all over the world. The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue […]

Monday. 20 March 2017

Deep energy transformation needed by 2050 to limit rise in global temperature

Limiting the rise in global mean temperature to well below 2°C would require an energy transition of exceptional scope, depth and speed, according to an analysis by the International Energy Agency, including a doubling of annual average energy-related investments from current levels. As recent IEA estimates show, global energy-related CO2 emissions stalled for a third […]

Friday. 17 March 2017

Europe’s energy future: Looking towards the digital TSO

IT and digitalisation will underpin the future TSO business, says new ENTSO-E Secretary General Laurent Schmitt in an interview with Engerati. Read more…

Thursday. 16 March 2017

Making the energy transition possible – All network codes approved – Celebration event coming up

Today member states approved the last of the eighth network codes – the Balancing Guideline. Read more…

Tuesday. 14 March 2017

Eleven EU countries hit 2020 renewable energy targets

In 2015, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy in the EU reached 16.7%, nearly double the figure for 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data are available. Read more…

Monday. 06 March 2017

New approach for matching production and consumption of renewable electricity promotes large-scale integration of solar and wind power

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinating the BALANCE project, which brings together leading European research institutes in the field of electrochemical conversion. The project aims to demonstrate a technology that enables flexible storage of large amount of renewable power. Read more…

Sunday. 26 February 2017

Enabling Variable Renewables and Driving Down Emissions, with Electric Vehicles

At a media frenzied event last March, electric car manufacturer, Tesla, unveiled its Model 3. Priced to compete with conventional fossil-fuelled vehicles, it attracted over 325,000 reservations within a week. Read more…

Monday. 20 February 2017

Insights gained from INCRESE project on challenges of decentralized electricity systems shared in Hands on Manual for DSOs

Future decentralized electricity systems will pose additional challenges for existing market actors, including DSOs. New technologies, innovations and business models are being tested in a variety of EU funded projects. Read more…